• #FundFlight

    Our Spring 2018 Fundraiser is live! Donate to help Paper Airplanes help students affected by conflict.

  • What is Paper Airplanes?

    Paper Airplanes provides free, one-on-one language and skills learning for individuals affected by conflict, supporting them in their educational and employment pursuits, and, ultimately helping them rebuild their lives.


    Paper Airplanes is a nonprofit organization registered in the United States that matches individuals with personal tutors for 12-16 week sessions conducted via Skype and other video conferencing technologies.

  • Our Programs

    Language and Professional Skills

    English Program

    Youth Exchange

    Turkish Program

    Women In Tech


  • Our Impact


    Students served through our programs to date


    Volunteers say the Syrian crisis feels closer to home after tutoring a Syrian student


    Satisfaction rate among our students


    Tutors say they developed mentoring and leadership skills while volunteering

  • What Our Students Say

    "[Paper Airplanes] enriched my English ... and helped me have new friends."

    - Obada Hijazi

    What Our Students Say

    "It was a great experience to improve my language, and to make friendships with people I never expected to reach while still in my country."

    Jamal Habes, Syria

    What Our Students Say

    "When I started to meet with Seema, I was looking for someone who could help me with my IELTS preparation but I ended up learning many other things about everyday English, the academic system in the USA, and many interesting things about student life."

    - Ahmad Habboush, Hatay, Turkey

  • Our Partners

All Posts